PSU dissertations and theses can be found in a variety of databases. Are you looking for a thesis or a dissertation? Online or in print?
Here is a list of recommended databases. In the other boxes on this page are tips to help you optimize your search in each of these databases.
Looking for an online PSU dissertation or masters thesis? Try these databases:
Looking for a print copy of a PSU dissertation or thesis? Try:
This database allows many search options beyond author, title, and subject. You can search by Department, School Name, Advisor Name, or Degree Type, etc. Simply restrict the field to be search as shown below:
You can also limit to just Dissertations or just Master Thesis below the search box.
You can find both online and print PSU dissertations in the PSU Catalog. You can limit your searches by subject, and also by degree. Common degree types are M.A., M.S., M.F.A., M.S.W., M.U. S., Ph.D, or Ed.D.
Here is an example search looking for items only at Portland state, about the term assessment, and from the Education Doctoral program (ed.d).
After your initial search you'll want to filter it
with the word "Dissertations" - over to the left hand side.
Next, should you want, you can limit to copies in print "Available at PSU",
or online "PSU Online Resource."